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The 2019 Friedman Symposium "'Touching at a Distance': A Meditation on Italian American Soundfulness" by John Gennari
Start Date: 5/7/2019Start Time: 12:30 PM
End Date: 5/7/2019End Time: 2:00 PM
Event Description:
The 2019 Friedman Symposium: John Gennari, "'Touching at a Distance': A Meditation on Italian American Soundfulness" 

Award-winning cultural critic John Gennari will explore the sonic dimensions of Italian American life, discourse, and music in the 2019 Friedman Symposium at Baruch College on Tuesday, May 7 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in room 3-160 of the Vertical Campus, 24th Street and Lexington Avenue, New York.  The lecture is titled "'Touching at a Distance': A Meditation on Italian American Soundfulness."  Gennari is the author of Flavor and Soul: Italian America at its African American Edge (University of Chicago Press, 2017) and Blowin' Hot and Cool: Jazz and its Critics (University of Chicago Press, 2006), which received the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for Excellence in Music Criticism and the John Cawelti Award for the Best Book in American Culture.

​This event is free and open to the public. For further information, contact Vincent DiGirolamo: vincent.digirolamo@baruch.cuny.edu 

Location Information:
Baruch College - Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10010
New York
Room: Room 3-160
Contact Information:
Name: Vincent DiGirolamo
Phone: 631-935-5955
Email: vincent.digirolamo@baruch.cuny.edu
Friedman Lecture
Schools/Departments:
  • Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

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